Publication Date: March 2007
DCL ID: ANN-07-04
Summary: This letter announces a series of one-day workshops covering implementation of the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) and the National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART). This letter also includes a link to Federal Student Aid's "Training for Financial Aid Professionals" web page, where you can view the workshop schedule and register for the one that best meets your needs.
Posted on 03-21-2007
We are pleased to announce Federal Student Aid's upcoming spring training series, entitled ACG and National SMART Grant Training. The course materials for these one-day workshops will be presented in a lecture format, with case studies and some facilitated discussion.
This workshop provides more detailed information on the practical aspects of implementing the ACG and National SMART Grant programs, including information relevant to interaction with FSA systems in the self-identification process, COD reporting and information populated in NSLDS.
Who should attend the training?
Each participant will receive a Participant Guide with information relevant to the topics being presented, as well as various resources to be used as job aids when returning to the office.
When, where and how long are the workshops?
The workshops will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 5:00 p.m.
Do I need to bring anything to the workshop?
How do I register for the workshop, and how do I find directions to the workshop sites?
Once registered, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. Be sure to retain this as it contains important workshop information, including how to cancel your registration if you will be unable to attend. If you will be unable to attend, please take the time to cancel so that individuals who wish to attend will be able to register. We expect a high demand for this training and want to accommodate as many as possible at each site.
Directions to each location, including the Regional Training Facilities, can be accessed by clicking on the location name in the registration system.